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Microchip releases new flash products
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10/30/2011   Post a comment
Microchip Technology Inc. announced an expansion of its multi-purpose flash plus (MPF+) memory portfolio, with the introduction of the SST39VF80XC and SST39VF160XC.
LSI to buy SandForce
Memory Designline Blog  
10/27/2011   4 comments
This just in. LSI Corporation has announced its intent to acquire SandForce, Inc.
Netlist offers mSATA half-slim and 1.8" SATA SSDs
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10/27/2011   2 comments
Netlist's mSATA half-slim and 1.8" SATA SSDs target datacenter, server, networking, and storage equipment
Rugged SSD targets defense and aerospace apps
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10/26/2011   Post a comment
SMART releases its high-performance, highly reliable Xcel-200 SSDs
Thin Film, PARC tip printed CMOS memory
News & Analysis  
10/21/2011   7 comments
Long-time plastic memory research company Thin Film Electronics ASA and Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) have said they have produced a working prototype of a printed ferroelectric polymer non-volatile memory that is addressed with p- and n-type organic circuits, the equivalent of CMOS circuitry.
Smartphones to drive DRAM volumes, says IHS
News & Analysis  
10/19/2011   2 comments
Shipments of DRAMs for use in smartphones, will rise to 1.7 billion gigabits in 2011, up 157 percent from 672 million gigabits in 2010, according to market research firm IHS. By 2015, shipments will increase to 13.9 billion units, up 700 percent from 2011.
Grace, eMemory expand memory IP options
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10/18/2011   1 comment
Embedded memory intellectual property licensor eMemory Technology Inc. has announced that both the NeoBit and NeoFlash non-volatile memory technologies will be manufacturable by foundry chipmaker Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. and production is being developed on a 130-nm process.
OCZ's SSDs serve embedded apps
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10/17/2011   Post a comment
OCZ Technology Group, Inc. has launched the Deneva 2 and Intrepid Series mSATA SSD lineup for OEM clients.
SSD targets large file transfers
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10/17/2011   Post a comment
Patriot Memory expanded its Pyro brand of SATA III solid-state drives with the launch of Pyro SE.
USB flash drive targets bank, military, government apps
Product News  
10/15/2011   3 comments
Kingston claims that it the most secure USB Flash drive available on the market.
Argument for anti-fuse non-volatile memory in 28nm high-K metal gate
Design How-To  
10/15/2011   7 comments
At smaller process geometries, especially 28nm HKMG, the challenges to integrating NVM such as flash, pseudo flash, and e-fuse are effectively addressed with an anti-fuse solution.
RRAM set to follow 3-D flash, says IMEC
News & Analysis  
10/12/2011   11 comments
Resistive RAM, a non-volatile memory technology usually based on metallic oxide, is unlikely to enter the market until after the 11-nm node, according to Laith Altimime, director of the memory research program at the IMEC research institute. It may do so then as a replacement for stacked floating-gate NAND flash memory, he said.
HP, Hynix to launch memristor memory 2013
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10/6/2011   38 comments
The 'memristor' two-terminal non-volatile memory technology, in development at Hewlett Packard Co. since 2008, is on track to be in the market and taking share from flash memory within 18 months, according to Stan Williams, senior fellow at HP Labs.
Crocus signs IBM as MRAM partner
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10/5/2011   1 comment
Crocus Technology Inc. and IBM Corp. have signed patent license agreements and will develop semiconductor technology that combines Crocus's thermally-assisted magnetic logic unit MRAM technology with IBM's magneto-resistive MRAM non-volatile memory technology and processing capabilities.
Money for memory
10/4/2011   Post a comment
Memory is the bottleneck in many systems and Memoir claims to have a solution. One VC is getting behind it as well…
Startup offers embedded memory IP
News & Analysis  
10/3/2011   1 comment
Memoir Systems Inc. is a 2009 startup company that has begun offering embedded memory intellectual property aimed at SoCs being designed for the networking and multicore processor markets.
Startup Memoir Systems makes memory performance programmable
Product News  
10/3/2011   2 comments
Memoir Systems offers intellectual property (IP) to wrap around standard memory products in order to boost performance.
Microsemi embedded SSD targets defense and aerospace
Product News  
10/3/2011   1 comment
Providing up to 75GB solid state storage, the MSM37 and MSM75 products supports advanced security features for defense and aerospace applications.
Renesas: A three-horn dilemma with a three-prong solution
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10/2/2011   5 comments
Renesas’ problems include: 1) enormous damage done by the March 11th Great East Japan earthquake; 2) a yet-to-complete reorganization; and 3) a weak global economy becoming increasingly evident in the electronics industry.

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